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Australian Religion Studies Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Buddhist Studies Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.126, h-index: 1)
Bulletin for the Study of Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Communication & Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.176, h-index: 14)
Comparative Islamic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Fieldwork in Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Gender and Language     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.159, h-index: 3)
Health and Social Care Chaplaincy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Implicit Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.297, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Speech Language and the Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.173, h-index: 19)
J. for Research into Freemasonry and Fraternalism     Hybrid Journal  
J. for the Cognitive Science of Religion     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
J. for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.219, h-index: 2)
J. of Cognitive Historiography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
J. of Contemporary Archaeology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
J. of Glacial Archaeology     Full-text available via subscription  
J. of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
J. of Islamic Archaeology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
J. of Mediterranean Archaeology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.872, h-index: 19)
J. of Research Design and Statistics in Linguistics and Communication Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
J. of World Popular Music     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Jazz Research J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
PentecoStudies: An Interdisciplinary J. for Research on the Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.101, h-index: 1)
Perfect Beat     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.111, h-index: 1)
Pomegranate : The Intl. J. of Pagan Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.108, h-index: 5)
Popular Music History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Religions of South Asia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.101, h-index: 1)
Religious Studies and Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, h-index: 1)
Sociolinguistic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.231, h-index: 8)
Writing & Pedagogy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
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  • Preliminaries
    • Authors: Anne Kuznik, Joan Micquel Verd
      Pages: 1 - 4
      PubDate: 2017-02-23T10:01:25Z
      DOI: 10.1558/jrds.33102
      Issue No: Vol. 3, No. 1 (2017)
  • Mixed methods, mixed tools. The use of computer software for integrated
           qualitative and quantitative analysis
    • We report on how two different software programs (Camtasia and EdEt) were used in the process of data conversion from qualitative to quantitative format. This process, known as quantitative translation of data, can be considered a specific kind of mixed methods analysis. We show the methodological and technical limits of the programs and the possibilities they offer for quantitative translation. We reflect on the role these software packages played in the different stages of data collection and data analysis of the studies described. Finally, we delve into the methodological and epistemological criticisms of the use of software for qualitative data analysis, concluding that they are meaningful warnings to avoid a misuse of software but do not apply when researchers adopt an interpretive approach in which they actively participate in the development and testing of categories.2017-01-21T17:12:58Z
      DOI: 10.1558/jrds.32360
      Issue No: Vol. 3, No. 1 (2017)
  • Principal Components and clustering on lexical distances from standard
           Basque to local varieties
    • It is common in Dialectology the use of linguistic distances aiming to the delimitation of dialects. Different statistical techniques have been applied in modern dialectology to draw dialectal boundaries. So far little work has been published about the determinants of language variation. In this contribution, we propose a two step method (combining Principal Components and Cluster Analysis) in order to get a dialectal classification of localities using distances from standard Basque to a number of local varieties of the Basque language. In addition, we determine, on the one hand, which lexical features have caused the greatest variation in the different dialect areas and, on the other hand, which localities are the most representative ones in each dialect area.2016-11-01T04:02:49Z
      DOI: 10.1558/jrds.30201
      Issue No: Vol. 3, No. 1 (2016)
  • A methodology for longitudinal research on EFL written production:
           Capturing writing multidimensionality by combining qualitative and
           quantitative procedures
    • This article critically examines the most challenging aspects of the methodology used in a broader research endeavour aimed at measuring the longitudinal impact of Content Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) on the compositions in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) produced by secondary education learners. A pretest/posttest design with repeated measures was used, which appears to be the only way to control for differences in task complexity (Larsen-Freeman 2006) despite claims of carry-over effects (Abbuhl et al. 2014). The major methodological concern was to describe writing in all its complexity and multidimensionality (Alanen et al. 2010). The decisions regarding the communicative written tasks administered, the building of the corpus, and especially the mixed methods for evaluating the written production obtained were made accordingly. All things considered, a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods to measure and characterize EFL writing is advocated in order to capture all its richness.2016-12-07T17:30:07Z
      DOI: 10.1558/jrds.30221
      Issue No: Vol. 3, No. 1 (2016)
  • Reporting practices of rater reliability in interpreting research: A
           mixed-methods review of 14 journals (2004–2014)
    • The issue addressed in this study is the reporting practices of rater reliability in interpreting research (IR), given that the use of raters as a method of measurement is a commonplace in IR, and that little is known about to what extent and how rater reliability estimates (RREs) have been reported. Drawing upon 447 articles from 14 translation and interpreting journals (2004--2014), this mixed-methods study attempts to gain quantitative and qualitative insights into the reporting practices. Data analysis reveals that: 1) almost 90% of the articles that needed to report RREs failed to do so; 2) potential problems emerged from those articles that reported RREs: lack of distinction between rater consensus and consistency, underreporting, misinterpretation and misuse of RREs, and lack of justification for the use of rater-generated measurements for subsequent data analysis. These findings highlight an urgent need for increased author awareness of reporting appropriate RREs in IR.2016-12-07T17:28:29Z
      DOI: 10.1558/jrds.29622
      Issue No: Vol. 3, No. 1 (2016)
  • Selection and validation of a measurement instrument for readability
           calculations in patient information leaflets for oncological patients in
    • This article presents some findings which deal with text readability, obtained in a research project sponsored by the Spanish Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad . The main objective of the project was to improve the quality of written texts used to convey information to oncological patients in hospitals in Spain. Among other measurement instruments, it was proposed to use some readability index which allowed to detect the quality of the original texts considered (written in Spanish), and which additionally enabled the evaluation of the improvement in readability achieved as a consequence of the research. Literature review on readability indices, for the case of Spanish language, indicated three possible candidates. Statistical analysis guided the selection and validation processes carried out for the indices in the case of patient information leaflets addressed to oncological patients in two Spanish hospitals2016-10-14T17:00:33Z
      DOI: 10.1558/jrds.30604
      Issue No: Vol. 3, No. 1 (2016)
  • Machine translation implementation among language service providers in
           Spain: A mixed methods study
    • This article presents a mixed methods study on the implementation of machine translation (MT) and post-editing (PE) among Spanish language service providers and the methodology used. In the first phase, questionnaires were used to collect quantitative data about each business’s profile and the proportion of businesses using MT and PE. In the next phase, a focus group session was used to collect qualitative data to complement the quantitative results and understand businesses’ motivations and the procedures followed to adopt (or not adopt) an MT system. The results of the two phases are presented separately and then integrated in the discussion. The quantitative results show that 47.3% of Spanish language service providers use MT and that 45.5% of these use MT in only 10% of their total projects. The qualitative results reveal that the decision to implement an MT system depends on multiple factors: the business’s financial capacity, technological capacity and the knowledge and attitude of the business’s human resources.2016-10-14T17:07:58Z
      DOI: 10.1558/jrds.30331
      Issue No: Vol. 3, No. 1 (2016)
  • Research Methodologies in Translation Studies, Gabriela Saldanha and
           Sharon O’Brien (2014)
    • Authors: Chao Han, Rongbo Fu
      Pages: 145 - 151
      PubDate: 2016-11-01T04:04:51Z
      DOI: 10.1558/jrds.30024
      Issue No: Vol. 3, No. 1 (2016)
  • The Reflexive Translator. Strategies and Affects of Self-directed
           Professionals, Joanna Albin (2014)
    • Authors: Marcin Walczyński
      Pages: 152 - 157
      PubDate: 2016-12-07T17:30:42Z
      DOI: 10.1558/jrds.30491
      Issue No: Vol. 3, No. 1 (2016)
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